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Books and Reading: Science Fiction

An exploration of the science fiction genre past, present and future. Enjoy!

ABOUT THE SCIENCE FICTION BOOK CLUB

The Northfield Public Library Science Fiction Book Club meets at The Northfield Public Library, from 7:00 - 8:00 pm January through November.  There is no meeting in December.  From January through November, meetings are held the last Monday of each month. 

The Book Club selects forthcoming titles they will be discussing at their prior month’s meeting. Advance sign-up is not required, and new members are always welcome

For further information about the Northfield Public Library Science Fiction Book Club please contact Steve Maus at Steve.Maus@ci.northfield.mn.us

Steve may also be reached at 507-645-6606, extension #2.

Northfield Public Library Science Fiction Book Club Titles Read

 

2012    
MONTH TITLE AUTHOR
October Ender's Game Orson Scott Card
November Time and Again Jack Finney

 

2013    
MONTH TITLE AUTHOR
January On Basilisk Station David Weber
February Doomsday Book Connie Willis
March The Left Hand of Darkness Ursula K. LeGuin
April The Mote in God's Eye Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle
May Solaris Stanislaw Lem
June Redshirts John Scalzi
July Hyperion Dan Simmons
August A Canticle for Leibowitz Walter M. Miller, Jr.
September Good Omens Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett
October Dune Frank Herbert
November Neuromancer William Gibson
2014    
MONTH TITLE AUTHOR
January A Hymn Before Battle John Ringo
February Red Planet Blues Robert J. Sawyer
March Kiln People David Brin
April Wool Hugh Howey
May Foundation Isaac Asimov
June Ancillary Justice Ann Leckie
July The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Douglas Adams
August The Martian Andy Weir
September Helliconia Spring Brian Aldiss
October *Various short stories* H.P. Lovecraft
November Out of the Silent Planet C.S. Lewis
2015    
MONTH TITLE AUTHOR
January Ready Player One Ernest Cline
February The Moon is a Harsh Mistress Robert Heinlein
March A Fire Upon the Deep Vernor Vinge
April The Sparrow Mary Doria Russell
May Manifold: Time Stephen Baxter
June Nine Princes in Amber Roger Zelazny
July Robopocalypse Daniel Wilson
August Cat's Cradle Kurt Vonnegut
September Beggars in Spain Nancy Kress
October The Martian Chronicles Ray Bradbury
November Red Mars Kim Stanley Robinson
2016    
MONTH TITLE AUTHOR
January Firebird Jack McDevitt
February The Boat of a Million Years Poul Anderson
March Station Eleven Emily St. John Mandel
April Spin Robert Charles Wilson
May Leviathan Wakes S.A. Corey
June Discount Armageddon Seanan McGuire
July Parable of the Sower Octavia Butler
August The Rapture of the Nerds Cory Doctorow and Charles Stross
September A Princess of Mars Edgar Rice Burroughs
October Sleeping Giants Sylvain Neuvel
November Rendezvous with Rama Arthur C. Clarke
2017    
MONTH TITLE AUTHOR
January The Time Machine H.G. Wells
February The Dead Lands Benjamin Percy
March The Hydrogen Sonata Iain Banks
April 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Jules Verne
May Foreigner C.J. Cherryh
June Martian Time-Slip Philip K. Dick
July The Handmaid's Tale Margaret Atwood
August The Three-Body Problem Cixin Liu
September Blue Remembered Earth Alastair Reynolds
October Snow Crash Neal Stephenson
November Among Others Jo Walton
2018    
MONTH TITLE AUTHOR
January The Book of Strange New Things Michel Faber
February Too Like the Lightning Ada Palmer
March Gateway Frederik Pohl
April Darwin's Radio Greg Bear
May The God's Themselves Isaac Asimov
June The Windup Girl Paolo Bacigalupi
July  Never Let Me Go Kazuo Ishiguro
August  Ringworld Larry Niven
September All the Birds in the Sky Charlie Jane Anders
October World War Z Max Brooks

November

December

Off Armagedon Reef

No meeting

David Weber

No meeting

 

2019    
MONTH TITLE AUTHOR
January 01.21 Caves of Steele Asimov, Isaac Cohosted with Mystery Book Group

January 01.29

Nexus

Naam, Ramez
February Blindsight Peter Watts
March Dragon's Egg Robert L. Forward
April Timeline Michael Crichton
May Dark Matter: A Novel Blake Crouch
June Old Man's War John Scalzi
July Shards of Honor  Lois Mcmaster Bujold 
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